BALANCE for Blind Adults offers Daily Living Skills instruction in caring for yourself and managing your home.
In this section of the site, you'll find techniques for personal care. Follow the headings below for ideas on daily activities like grooming and laundry, as well as tips for organizing your banking, keeping track of information, and shopping.
You'll also find a short article on “Personal Grooming and Appearance” by Mary Ellen Reihing. In this personal story about growing up blind, Reihing explores the social and gender expectations that influence our ideas about appearance. In her writing, she offers advice to families, friends and colleagues on how to speak openly about how we look to each other.
Managing your money
Please contact us for more information about our Daily Living Skills program. Our BALANCE instructors will be happy to assist you.